Meet The Doctors

All of our doctors are members of the following professional societies



Dr. Bruce M Aaronson


Dr. Aaronson graduated from the University of Buffalo School of Dentistry in 1978.  Following this, he completed a general practice residency at the Erie County Medical Center in Buffalo.  He has practiced Dentistry at this location in Oneonta since 1981, moving with his family back to where he and his wife, Diane, both graduated from SUNY College at Oneonta.  Although he is now semi-retired, he helps out at the practice on occasion.

Dr. Aaronson has two grown children, Jeff and Lisa and four grandchildren all living in the Rochester area.  He enjoys watching baseball (Yankees), football (Giants), ice hockey (Rangers), and golfing with friends.

Dr. Amy J Thompson


Dr. Thompson, a native of Sidney, received her B.A. degree at Wheaton College, Norton, Ma. and earned her D.M.D. degree at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine.  Straight from Boston, she accepted a position as Associate Dentist with the then owners at F.J. Angelino, D.D.S.. PC.  In 2005 she became a partner with Dr. Aaronson.  For over 20 years, Dr. Thompson has given quality care to the people of her community.  As a general dentist, her focus is to improve one's dental health through education, prevention, and restorations, which include crowns, bridges, implants, dentures, and root canal therapy.

When Dr. Thompson leaves the office, she goes home to her second job, being a mom to her 16 year old son, William.  She likes to travel to see distant friends, participate in wine pairing dinners, kayaking, cooking and a good campfire

Dr. Scott J Heiland

Associate Dentist

Dr. Heiland joined us in 2013, having practiced in the area since 1988.   He was previously affiliated with Northern Catskill Dental and Fox Hospital before returning to private group practice with Drs. Aaronson, Thompson, and Lavine.  Dr. Heiland graduated from SUNY Buffalo and continued his studies at The University of Texas Health System, Baylor College of Dentistry, receiving his D.D.S. degree at what is now Texas A&M, BCD.

A native of Iowa, raised in Minnesota, upstate New York, and then Texas, he and his family have called Milford home since moving back here.  And he has re-embraced our four seasons of outdoor activities (especially bicycling and ice hockey).  He dabbles in genealogy and historical preservation through photography, and hopes to have the opportunity in the future to resume the annual medical mission work that he enjoyed for many years in Latin America.